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W’bago house has issues

August 28, 2016 The Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC) is working with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage to obtain and split approximately $12,000 with Faribault County and the city of Winnebago as part of a deed in... more »»

USC District gets boost for preschool

August 28, 2016 There is good news for United South Central’s preschool program and families who have four-year-olds who are ready for preschool. more »»

The buses will keep on running

August 28, 2016 After thorough discussion of the impending termination of a contract with Fairlakes Transportation at its meeting in July, the Faribault and Martin County Transit Board made it clear Wednesday that... more »»

An instrument for the Giant

August 28, 2016 With a couple of levers and pulleys, the Jolly Green Giant in Blue Earth may finally have had an accessory of its size on Friday, Aug. more »»

Wells EDA plans to market lots

August 21, 2016 With two business/industrial parks full of lots that need to be filled, the Wells Economic Development Authority (EDA) decided to list the properties with a local broker. more »»

Enforce or not enforce

August 21, 2016 To enforce, or not to enforce? Faribault County’s zoning ordinance extends to the townships it covers, but that did not stop the County Board from entertaining a vibrant conversation about the exten... more »»

Filing to run for an office

August 21, 2016 Two Faribault County cities will feature contested mayoral elections this November, and some other offices will also officially be up for grabs now that the filing period has ended. more »»

A feel-good helper

August 21, 2016 "I just thought, ‘I’m going to retire,’ and I pulled off my gloves and, once my supervisor returned to work from a trip, I notified him that while he was away, I retired. more »»

Getting ready for some football – and school

August 21, 2016 The new sports complex at the United South Central School District continued to be a big topic at USC School Board meetings. more »»

‘Bago wonders ‘what to do?’

August 14, 2016 What to do? For the second consecutive month, the Winnebago City Council had that question on its mind, pondering the next steps in an impending separation from local business Zierke Built... more »»

Wells eyes finish of city projects

August 14, 2016 As summer comes closer and closer to an end, Wells’ summer checklist is looking like it is getting closer and closer to completion, with just a few projects still to finish before autumn arrives. more »»

Hagedorn wins primary

August 14, 2016 Blue Earth resident Jim Hagedorn will now officially be the Republican candidate who will face off against Democrat incumbent First District U.S. more »»

Meet the new funeral director at Patton Funeral Home

August 14, 2016 There is a new smiling face around town, and he is the new full time funeral director for Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth and Spencer-Owen Funeral Home in Winnebago. His name is Dominic Krezowski. more »»

Stolen car in fatal accident

August 12, 2016 A car stolen in Nebraska ended up being involved in an accident in Faribault County that killed the driver. The accident happened at 5:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. more »»

Help wanted

August 7, 2016 Their kennels are full, and so are their hands. more »»

Supreme Court affirms

August 7, 2016 “We affirm.” That is what the Minnesota Supreme Court stated on the matter of the appeal of the expulsion of former honor student Alyssa Drescher from United South Central Public Schools. more »»

County Board hears news of several grants

August 7, 2016 Grants were the hot topic of discussion at Tuesday’s Faribault County Board meeting, as the commissioners heard updates on proposed funding from three different sources. more »»

Losing business

August 7, 2016 Two businesses in downtown Winnebago are now closed, and the city’s Economic Development Authority met Wednesday to weigh its options for the departure of another. more »»

Genesis Classical Academy greets second year with changes

August 7, 2016 Genesis Classical Academy has run into a bit of a snafu for the 2016-17 school year. “We are growing too fast,” reports GCA headmaster Renée Doyle with a smile. more »»

Hot time at the county fair

July 31, 2016 An admitted shortage in profits and attendance rocked the Faribault County Fair this year, and all fingers are pointing to none other than Mother Nature for the dropof. more »»



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